A famous explorer says that by exploiting our rich northland we can match United States industrial wealth and support as many people. But first we have to get rid of our sissy attitude toward the Barren Ground — it's not all barren or too cold for comfortBy VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON21 min
Archie Belaney, a little English kid with a head full of dreams about Indians and animals, became the fabulous Grey Owl of the Canadian north woods. He lived as an Indian, “married” four times and wrote the books that gave a million boys like Archie stirring dreams of their ownBy TRENT FRAYNE19 min
The climate is kind and prices are low in Portugal’s Estoril, the home in exile of aristocrats whose fading names are part of Europe’s long sad history. The throneless Umberto of Italy rules a little society that sometimes snubs Carol and the once-glamorous Magda LupescuBy MORTON HUNT16 min
The woman four hundred mayors call “The Duchess” now shines as the political side-kick of the mayor she married. Good-looking Jessica Coulter sometimes makes three speeches a night, attends eight functions a day and may have her eye on a gold chain of office of her ownBy McKENZIE PORTER13 min
Two brothers with big ideas for little fish changed Black’s Harbor, N.B., from a tarpaper hamlet to a unique prosperous town where you can rent a six-room bungalow for fourteen dollars a monthBy IAN SCLANDERS13 min
When you slap at a mosquito you simply attract more. This is only one of the things learned by the group of Canadian scientists who are working with lethal sprays, Geiger counters and their own skins in a battle against the bugs which sometimes wipe out herds of cattleBy IAN MacNEILL12 min
West Germans refuse to fight for their own freedom, much less ours, until they’ve used the Russian threat to pry what they want out of us. Spurred on by leaders demanding full independence, many of the Germans we defeated now say contemptuously, “We told you so”By LIONEL SHAPIRO11 min
Beverley Baxter’s London Letter is an outstanding feature of Maclean’s. He is a Canadian and ... I believe a large majority of Canadians find it very easy to agree with his reasoning. There are a few, however, who seem to be suffering from some sort of psychosis who persist in writing nasty vituperative letters with no basis for this attitude.
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